wraparound
I. adjective Date: 1923 1. made to be wrapped around something and especially the body <
a wraparound skirt
>
2. a. shaped to follow a contour; especially made to curve from the front around to the side <
wraparound sunglasses
>
<
wraparound terraces
>
b. extending laterally to the outermost limits of the field of vision <
a wraparound movie screen
>
II. noun Date: 1924 1. a garment (as a dress) made with a full-length opening and adjusted to the figure by wrapping around 2. an object that encircles or especially curves and laps over another

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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